Why Professors Are Polarized on AI
Susan D’Agostino, Inside Higher Ed
Much like early humans banded together to fend off threats by packs of wolves, some faculty members are uniting to fend off real or perceived threats to education by artificial intelligence.
Such alliances, even when unofficial, are survival mechanisms, according to evolutionary psychologists. The divisions echo allied social groups formed during past higher ed disruptions, including the emergence of online learning and efforts to diversify literature curricula.